12th Annual Back to School RVT/Vet Tech/Assistant CE Seminar

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Date: Saturday & Sunday, July 20-21, 2019

Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PDT
Location: Gladys Valley Hall, UC Davis
CE Credit: Up to 16 hours (pending approval)


Seminar 2-Day (with CE credit): onsite = $295; webinar = $225
Seminar 1-Day (with CE credit): onsite = $175
Saturday with CPR Rescuer Certification Course* on Sunday (limited space available): onsite = $319
CPR Rescuer Certification Course* on Sunday Only (limited space available): onsite = $225
Discount prices for UC Davis employees and ALL students are available for view at checkout.

Prices increase Tuesday, July 9, 2019 (*updated 7/3)

Optional Sessions:
Bone Marrow/Joint Tap Lab (limited space available): $25 CANCELED
Hematology Lab (limited space available): $25

In collaboration with the California Registered Veterinary Technicians Association

Our 12th Annual Back to School CE Seminar has so much to offer! Topics covered include:

  • Emergency and Critical Care
  • Practice Foundations
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Anatomy and Infectious Disease
  • Canine and Feline Nutrition
  • Personal Development
  • ...and more!

See schedule for specific topics and tracks

Final Schedule (pdf)

Webinar: A webinar option will be available. The webinar will be live (Pacific Daylight Time) and interactive; it will count for full CE credit. No recording will be available for viewing after the event. If you have never attended a Zoom webinar before, test your computer or mobile device here.

*CPR Rescuer Certification Course attendees will be required to have taken the online BLS and ACLS training at https://recoverinitiative.org before attending the certification workshop. Click here for a RECOVER CPR: Basic and Advanced Life Support Package discount information.  The discounted fee is $52.50 and payment will be required when you log in and register for this training.


  • Flavio Alonso, DVM, MSc
  • Melissa Bartholomew, MS, RVT
  • Michelle Borchardt, RVT, KPA-CTP
  • Julie Burges, MS
  • Susan Cox, RVT, VTS (SAIM)
  • Harold Davis, BA, RVT, VTS (ECC)
  • Kate Farrell, DVM, DACVECC
  • Sandy Gregory, M.Ed, RVT, CCRA
  • Ilana Halperin, DVM
  • Chrissy Kinkade, PhD
  • Lucy Kopecny, BVSc, DACVIM
  • Harmony Lindberg, BA, RVT, CVPM
  • Bret Moore, DVM, PhD
  • Kristina Palmer, RVT, VTS (CP –Exotic)
  • Danielle Randall, RVT
  • Krystle Reagan, DVM, PhD, DACVIM
  • Rae Sires, DVM
  • Florence Soares-Dabalos, MS, LMFT
  • Joao Soares, MV, DSc, DACVAA
  • Joshua Stern, DVM, DACVIM
  • Valerie Walker, RVT
  • Ken Yagi, RVT, VTS (ECC, SAIM)
In accordance with University policy and copyright law, the University prohibits distributing and/or posting on the internet any content from this conference/symposium/session without the explicit permission of the instructor.

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